St Petersburg excursions

The boat tour in St. Petersburg with personal guide along the rivers and canals

From 37€

IMPORTANT INFO
Schedule: from May to November Daily 09:00 — 21:00 
Duration: 1 hour on a boat + time for hotel pickup and drop-off
Inclusions: Local guide (English/French| Italian/Spanish), transport & hotel pickup and drop-off, privet boat
No hidden fees – price includes all taxes.
Optional: food and drinks on a board; Cruise Port pickup and drop-off
Cancellation: free of charge 4 days prior to your tour.

Please note that the boat excursions are offered only during the season (about April to November)
Prices valid from 15.04.2018 to 25.10.2018

Description

The HolaRussia company invite you to the boat tour in St. Petersburg with personal guide along the rivers and canals. It is well known that St. Petersburg is the city of islands, built “on the water”. The boat tour with personal guide in St. Petersburg on boats, motor ships and river trams along the rivers and canals with personal guide in St. Petersburg are in unfailing demand during the warm season.

Once on the boat tour in St. Petersburg with personal guide you get an absolutely different view and perspective of the city

During the boat tour in St. Petersburg with personal guide :

  • You shall rest and savor the beauty of the city
  • But also get familiar with the history, view architectural ensembles that constitute its remarkable outline.

✓ The zest of the boat tour along the rivers and canals of the Russia with personal guide in St. Petersburg is that the boats sail under the bridges. From under the bridge these magnificent constructions are discovered in a whole new light. You will set your eyes on a great number and variety of architectural and constructional designs of bridges that stem from the practical and technical issues as well as the preferences of the different rulers. Each bridge bears an imprint of its historical époque.

St. Petersburg cruise excursions and boat tours along the rivers and canals are designed so as to embrace all that every visitor of the most beautiful Russian city certainly needs to see in one hour.

The boat tour in St. Petersburg with personal guide along the rivers and canals with personal guide in St. Petersburg includes:

  1.  The Neva
  2. The Fontanka
  3. The Moika
  4. The Griboedov and Krukov canals and other rivers and canals bringing us to the Neva.

In the comfort of a motor ship or a boat where you are well –sheltered in any weather with personal guide in St. Petersburg you will view the cultural capital of Russia in its full beauty.

Palaces and noble family homes lined up along the Fontanka and Moika rivers in St. Petersburg will arise for you:

  1. Anichkov
  2. Beloselsky-Belozersky
  3. Shuvalov
  4. Sheremetyev
  5. Yusupov
  6. Stroganov
  7. Razumovsky.

Each of these has its own history immediately connected with the life of the owners and with the different Russian influential persons of their time. A knowledgeable personal guide in St. Petersburg will tell you about this and other mysterious myths and legends, decorating the stories connected with the lifetime of the owners. From the water you can study the embankments and the intricate decorative openwork railings of the rivers whose openwork design are works of art. Many embankments and bridges are guarded by lions – the guards of the city. That is why St. Petersburg is often called a city of lions.

Here are classical lion sculptures:

  • Gryphons – winged lions
  • Chinese lions
  • Sphinxes, brought from the faraway Egypt.
☞ One of the favorite quests in St. Petersburg is to propose to count how many lions guard the city altogether.

On the boat tour along the rivers and canals with personal guide in St. Petersburg you will learn about the past and the present of the city, about the role of water, the hazards a man faced and how the man tried to tame the waters, how the bridges were built and reconstructed. The personal St. Petersburg guide will point out a bridge where the newlywed couples put a lock on the railing as a sign of eternal love. It is after a boat tour with personal guide in St. Petersburg that many people feel the urge to come back to St. Petersburg again and some even move here connecting their lives with it attracted by the romantic charm of the city. On the boat tour along the rivers and canals you will get acquainted with St. Petersburg whose name is the Northern Venice.

Please note that this tour is during the day, it is not the tour of St. Petersburg by night.

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